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Westrow Lodge B & B
Ranked #1 of 7 Orphir B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 December 2011

It's almost impossible to summarize in words the beauty of the Orkney islands and the warmth shown by Kathy and Keith. Needless to stay... I will absolutely stay here again next time I visit and will likely head back to the islands when given a chance.

I am a 39 year old woman, traveling alone for a couple weeks until I met up with some friends in Rome... during the end of summer, beginning of Autumn. Orkney is majestic... no trees which means your line of sight is never stopped... hard to explain and absolutely worth the travel hurdles. (Flights into Scotland then additional flights to get you into Orkney.) Make certain you take your time and enjoy the islands as much as possible. This means... take walks in the morning and enjoy the stones like a local... a part of the beautiful scenery and part of their everyday life.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 6 November 2011

We stayed at the Westrow Lodge Bed and Breakfast for two nights in October 2011. This is a very welcoming place with lovely hosts who are happy to provide any local information you may require. The location is excellent half way between Kirkwall and Stromness but far enough away that we had a lovely peaceful sleep. The rooms are really spacious and the bed was a great size. The breakfast spread was lovely with many cereals to select from and full cooked breakfast available too. I really liked sitting at the large kitchen table while Kathy cooked in the kitchen - felt like a home away from home. A washing service is also available at a small charge which was perfect especially if you are travelling for a long period of time.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 October 2011

It was a wonderful surprise after enduring the ferry to Stromness to find such a warm and inviting bed and Breakfast. The rooms was beautiful having a full view of Scapa. Kathy and Kevin made us feel right at home and were very helpful as to our touring schedule. The breakfast provided was a full Sottish breakfast which allowed us to only eat one meal per day.

This is first rate bed and breakfast and I would encourage anyone who wants to visit the Orkney to book your stay here and drive or take local transport to the fine historic sites available on this island.

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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 October 2011

We stayed at the Westrow Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast for one night in September 2011. We found Westrow very friendly and comfortable with panoramic views over Scapa Flow. Kathy and Keith obviously take great pride in their accommodation and went out of their way to make sure we were looked after.

Westrow is close to both Kirkwall and Stromness but just a little out of the way in a nice, quiet location.

If you are looking for a quiet, comfortable and friendly place to stay while visiting Orkney you should consider Westrow Lodge.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 September 2011

Westrow Lodge is so very welcoming a place. Spectacular scenery from every window, and Kathy and Keith are always cheerfully willing to answer any question with lots of local information. Rooms are so clean and spacious - and with lots of places to put large and small luggage out of the way. Beds have both sheet and duvet - which allows for better attempts to keep cool on warmer nights! Bathroom has good level surface for doing contact lenses, and a stool avauilable to pkace next to bath for towel/dry clothes. Those with allertgies probably might appreaciate the "No pets, please"......
We have just got back, and are already trying to work oput dates to return to Orkney!strowst are

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Address: Westrow Lodge A964, Orphir KW17 2RD, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Orphir
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Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Orphir
Price Range: RM510 - RM522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Attractive modern purpose built Norwegian style timber house peacefully situated beside the A964 conveniently between Kirkwall and Stromness. Enjoy glorious views over Scapa Flow and the surrounding countryside. Two spacious en-suite bedrooms with superking beds on the first floor with TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Comfortable guest lounge. Full traditional breakfast or can cook to order. Local pub within walking distance for evening meal. No smoking. No pets. Treat yourself to one of the best! ... more   less 
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